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skyscraper

Synonyms for high-rise

tower consisting of a multistoried building of offices or apartments

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used of buildings of many stories equipped with elevators

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The likely place of origin of a fire is much the same in both commercial high-rise and low-rises.
Fire chiefs will now send six appliances rather than four to confirmed flat fires in high-rise blocks (six storeys or above) and eight to those blocks with cladding which has failed flammability tests.
In future high-rise blazes an aerial appliance will be dispatched automatically, the LFB said, after the BBC reported a high ladder did not appear on the scene until half an hour after the first fire crews were sent.
The Hyderabad Circuit Bench further ordered the SBCA to create a master plan for Mirpurkhas city before the ban on high-rises could be lifted.
Let us therefore ensure that high-rise buildings are regularly inspected and they comply with fire safety standards, he said.
The council has written to residents saying it has carried out assessments at all its high-rise homes.
The Cardiff council statement reads: "Fire Rise Assessments have been carried out on all our high-rise properties, this together with other measures such as the removal of items from the communal areas, smoke alarms in flats and daily checks by a caretaker, help reduce the potential for the spread of any fire.
The main thing is that building should be comfortable for users, not matter if it is high-rise or low-rise.
High-rise communities are becoming more popular because developers want to maximize density amid rising land, construction and labor costs.
Our findings indicate that residential developments are driving high-rise construction activity with a significant lead over other project types," said Julian Anderson, president of Rider Levett Bucknall North America.
Nonetheless, semi-structured interviews will be conducted to a sample of respondents related in the effect of overdevelopment of high-rise building in Penang Island.
Dudley Council wants residents to share problems on their estates at the High-Rise Living Forum on Tuesday, February 25.
The impact of high-rise buildings on urban skylines is becoming more evident; it is a result of individual significant projects that affect urban visual identities.
KARACHI -- President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday said that the builders must be facilitated by removing bureaucratic hurdles and simplifying procedures for securing required permissions for high-rise buildings.
TEESSIDERS are urged to do all they can to protect themselves from fire in the aftermath of the tragic London high-rise fire which claimed six lives earlier this month.
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